Bloomberg has poured an astounding $200 million into his own presidential campaign. It spent about $188 million in the fourth quarter of last year. A significant chunk of those expenditures came before Bloomberg was officially a candidate. But between his announcement and the end of the year, it dropped more than $125 million. That’s nearly $3.3 million per day, or more than $137,000 per hour, or more than $2,285 per minute, or just about $38.09 per second.
The system, a collaboration between arms developers SIG Sauer and Smart Shooter, is a submission to the Army’s call for fire control systems to accompany its futuristic Next-Generation Squad Weapon, according to Military.com — and if the Army decides to go ahead with the tech, it could be deployed in the field by 2023.
Palm Beach County State Attorney Dave Aronberg on Thursday announced an online portal filled with documents, videos and audio files concerning the 2006-2008 prosecution of the infamous sex offender. All of these records have been previously released in response to public records requests.
Liz Johnson, a spokesman for Romney, confirmed that the freshman senator will support an initial vote to pave the way for new witnesses and specifically wants to hear from former national security adviser John Bolton... Romney is the second Republican senator to say they will vote to allow witnesses. Sen. Susan Collins (R-Maine), a moderate who is up for reelection in November, announced late Thursday night that she will also support the effort... Democrats will need four Republicans to vote with them to allow witnesses as part of the trial — or three Republicans and Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts to step in to break a tie and side with them.
The New Orleans Saints maintain their behind-the-scenes public relations work on the area’s Roman Catholic sexual abuse crisis was “minimal,” but attorneys suing the church allege hundreds of confidential Saints emails show the team actively helping to shape a list of credibly accused clergy that appears to be an undercount... “This goes beyond public relations,” the attorneys wrote... “The Saints appear to have had a hand in determining which names should or should not have been included on the pedophile list.”
President Donald Trump, whose campaign raised $46 million last quarter, will also be seeing an advantage from his flagship super PAC in 2020 with America First Action finishing 2019 raising just over $19 million, according to the groups' spokeswoman. The nonprofit, America First Policies, which focuses on promoting many of the president's policy accomplishments, brought in $31 million.
I am sorry to not be able to stay in Washington for the conclusion of the Senate impeachment trial but I need to be home with my wife at this time. We have many decisions to make as a family. I have every faith in my colleagues and hope the Senate will do what is right.
The University of Michigan’s consumer sentiment index came in at 99.8 for January. Economists polled by Dow Jones expected consumer sentiment to come in at 99.1. The resilience of consumers is remarkable and due to record low unemployment, record gains in income and wealth, as well as near record lows in inflation and interest rates,”
Hidden skimming devices (commonly thought to be attached to gas station pumps and ATMs) have gone high-tech... This new type of skimming is called e-skimming or Magecart... Cybercriminals can gain access to your personal and credit card information in a number of ways. They can break into a web server directly or break into a common server that supports many online shopping websites to compromise them all and once a site has been compromised, the shopper can't spot the difference.
Russia's current population of 146 million is predicted to fall by 4 to 12 million by 2035... In the first 10 months of last year, the population fell by almost 260,000 people, the steepest drop over the past 11 years. Putin has rolled out a number of policies aimed at encouraging people to have babies since coming to power in 2000. This month, he called for the birthrate to go up to 1.7 children per woman by 2024, from the current figure of 1.5. Fertility treatment is part of this strategy.
“Today, after the media picked up this story, Ms. Clinton’s lawyer changed course and agreed to accept service,” Dunne told Fox News in a statement. “We would have preferred that Ms. Clinton just accept federal judicial process in the first instance, without having to be called out by the press, but in any event, Tulsi Gabbard’s lawsuit against her will now be moving forward.”
For the Awan case, Jessie Liu supposedly couldn't find anything to prosecute him with, concluding that there was "no evidence" the Awans illegally removed House data from their networks, stole servers, and other sensitive info. As for McCabe - according to WAPO - Jessie has left McCabe in limbo about whether any criminal charges will be brought against him in a straight-forward case. There was also no good explanation as to why she allowed the case to linger for so long. She also seems to be going back to the Treasury department where she was originally prior to being nominated as US attorney in DC.